The first table below looks at the demand for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 440 357 389
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +32
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 150 146 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.37% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 99 140
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +32.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +32.03%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SQL Server Developer
UK

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -23 81 £444 -3.53% 21
South East -10 20 £320 +6.66% 13
Yorkshire -11 12 £313 +15.74% 5
South West -16 11 £313 +13.63% 4
East Midlands -14 10 £350 +20.68% 5
East of England -22 7 £413 +26.92% 3
West Midlands -20 5 £325 +1.56% 4
North West -22 2 - - 4
North East -25 2 £275 -
SQL Server Developer
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SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title.

1 314 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 212 (67.52%) SQL
3 161 (51.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 146 (46.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 140 (44.59%) T-SQL
6 127 (40.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 100 (31.85%) Business Intelligence
8 96 (30.57%) Data Warehouse
9 94 (29.94%) .NET
10 89 (28.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 87 (27.71%) ETL
12 83 (26.43%) C#
13 64 (20.38%) Finance
14 52 (16.56%) Microsoft
15 45 (14.33%) SQL Server 2012
16 42 (13.38%) Performance Tuning
17 41 (13.06%) ASP.NET
17 41 (13.06%) Banking
18 37 (11.78%) SQL Server 2005
18 37 (11.78%) Migration
19 30 (9.55%) VB.NET
20 29 (9.24%) OLAP
21 28 (8.92%) MS Excel
22 26 (8.28%) MDX
23 20 (6.37%) Data Modelling
24 19 (6.05%) Investment Banking
25 18 (5.73%) Oracle
26 17 (5.41%) Data Migration
27 16 (5.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
27 16 (5.10%) MVC

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (1.59%) Commerce Server
3 2 (0.64%) SAS
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.32%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.96%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) SAN
2 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 161 (51.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 146 (46.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 127 (40.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 96 (30.57%) Data Warehouse
6 89 (28.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 45 (14.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 37 (11.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (9.24%) OLAP
10 16 (5.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (3.18%) Data Mining
12 9 (2.87%) QlikView
12 9 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (2.87%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.23%) OLTP
14 6 (1.91%) DTS
15 5 (1.59%) Data Mart
15 5 (1.59%) RDBMS
16 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
16 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.23%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.27%) Toad
4 3 (0.96%) JIRA
5 2 (0.64%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.64%) WiX
5 2 (0.64%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) Firebug
6 1 (0.32%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.32%) NUnit
6 1 (0.32%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 64 (20.38%) Finance
2 41 (13.06%) Banking
3 19 (6.05%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.46%) Retail
5 7 (2.23%) Marketing
6 5 (1.59%) Electronics
6 5 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.27%) Front Office
7 4 (1.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (29.94%) .NET
2 41 (13.06%) ASP.NET
3 26 (8.28%) MDX
4 13 (4.14%) jQuery
5 12 (3.82%) XML
6 11 (3.50%) HTML
7 10 (3.18%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.87%) CSS
8 9 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (2.55%) Web Services
9 8 (2.55%) Ajax
10 7 (2.23%) HTML5
11 6 (1.91%) WCF
12 5 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (1.59%) WinForms
13 4 (1.27%) OCX
13 4 (1.27%) ActiveX
13 4 (1.27%) DAO
13 4 (1.27%) WPF
14 3 (0.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.10%) NHS
2 9 (2.87%) Fixed Income
3 8 (2.55%) Credit Risk
3 8 (2.55%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.23%) Data Extraction
5 6 (1.91%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.91%) Market Risk
6 5 (1.59%) Equities
6 5 (1.59%) DTV
6 5 (1.59%) FMCG
7 4 (1.27%) Clustering
8 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.64%) Replication
9 2 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.64%) Informatics
10 1 (0.32%) Social Network
10 1 (0.32%) Derivative
10 1 (0.32%) Statistics
10 1 (0.32%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.91%) Windows
2 2 (0.64%) UNIX
3 1 (0.32%) Linux
3 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (31.85%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (27.71%) ETL
3 42 (13.38%) Performance Tuning
4 37 (11.78%) Migration
5 20 (6.37%) Data Modelling
6 17 (5.41%) Data Migration
7 16 (5.10%) MVC
8 13 (4.14%) Dimensional Modelling
9 10 (3.18%) E-Commerce
9 10 (3.18%) TDD
10 9 (2.87%) Release Management
10 9 (2.87%) Scrum
11 8 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (2.55%) Web Development
11 8 (2.55%) Kanban
12 7 (2.23%) Unit Testing
12 7 (2.23%) Software Engineering
12 7 (2.23%) Data Analysis
13 6 (1.91%) Database Tuning
13 6 (1.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 212 (67.52%) SQL
2 140 (44.59%) T-SQL
3 83 (26.43%) C#
4 30 (9.55%) VB.NET
5 15 (4.78%) VB
5 15 (4.78%) VBA
6 13 (4.14%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.18%) Java
7 10 (3.18%) VB6
8 7 (2.23%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.91%) C++
9 6 (1.91%) Ruby
10 4 (1.27%) VC++
11 3 (0.96%) PHP
11 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.64%) XAML
12 2 (0.64%) VBScript
13 1 (0.32%) Lua
13 1 (0.32%) Python
13 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (2.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.91%) Degree
3 6 (1.91%) MCTS
3 6 (1.91%) MCITP
4 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) MCSE
5 1 (0.32%) MCP
5 1 (0.32%) OCP
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.64%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.73%) Oracle
3 9 (2.87%) SAP
4 8 (2.55%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.23%) Cognos
6 4 (1.27%) Informatica
7 3 (0.96%) Teradata
7 3 (0.96%) SunGard
7 3 (0.96%) Tableau
8 2 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.64%) Reuters
8 2 (0.64%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.64%) VMware
8 2 (0.64%) Sybase
9 1 (0.32%) Civica
9 1 (0.32%) Telerik
9 1 (0.32%) Siebel
9 1 (0.32%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.32%) DevExpress
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